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"Fanny, Felix and Friends" topic of unique recital April 9 at Casper College

From a Casper College press release: The Casper community is invited to “experience the intriguing story and delightful songs of sibling composers Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn on Tuesday, April 9 at 7 p.m. in Durham Recital Hall. “Felix is renowned for his brilliant orchestral music, especially the incidental music for ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’
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Art on theme of social justice on display at UW Union Gallery 234 through April 12

From a UW press release: Felicia Follum’s social justice-themed art, “#TheLilyPadProject,” will be displayed in the University of Wyoming Union Gallery 234 through Friday, April 12. A reception is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. April 12 in Gallery 234. Refreshments will be provided. The exhibition combines social justice-themed fine art and graphic design techniques and is
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Lander celebrates “Maestro Marvin Brown Day”

From today’s story in County 10 Online: Lander man Marvin Brown was recognized last night by Mayor Mick Wolfe for his work for the Lander Community Concerts Association. Following the association’s final concert of the season featuring pianist Tien Hsieh at Lander Valley High School, Wolfe read a proclamation naming April 2, 2013 “Maestro Marvin
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Lander celebrates "Maestro Marvin Brown Day"

From today’s story in County 10 Online: Lander man Marvin Brown was recognized last night by Mayor Mick Wolfe for his work for the Lander Community Concerts Association. Following the association’s final concert of the season featuring pianist Tien Hsieh at Lander Valley High School, Wolfe read a proclamation naming April 2, 2013 “Maestro Marvin
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Jared Rogerson debuts new CD April 17

WAC roster artist Jared Rogerson debuts his third CD, “Dirt,” on Wednesday, April 17, at the Sublette County Public Library in his hometown of Pinedale. Social hours is from 6-7 p.m., with music from 7-8:30 p.m. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Here’s some info about the CD from Jared’s web site: It
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Wyoming Artists Association convention returns to Cheyenne May 3-5

The Wyoming Artists Association will hold its annual convention May 3-5 at the Laramie County Fairgrounds east of Cheyenne. The gathering features a juried art show, a quick-draw competition, an “Artists Anonymous Sale,” a pastel workshop with Diane Edwards and an oil painting workshop with Rene Piskorski. An awards banquet will be held Saturday night
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Violinist and actor/comedian team up for spring Piatigorsky Tour of Wyoming

For the tenth consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation’s tour of Wyoming. In an effort to serve more communities, two tours have been planned for the state this year. The spring tour, beginning in Sheridan on April 8 and concluding on April 14 in
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“Judy Pfaff: Come What May” exhibit opens March 30 at UW Art Museum

A solo exhibition by UW Eminent Artist in Residence Judy Pfaff will open Saturday, March 30, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie. “Judy Pfaff: Come What May” features large mixed media sculpture and two-dimensional works. Considered a pioneer of installation art in the 1970s, Pfaff is known for her site-specific installations that
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"Judy Pfaff: Come What May" exhibit opens March 30 at UW Art Museum

A solo exhibition by UW Eminent Artist in Residence Judy Pfaff will open Saturday, March 30, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie. “Judy Pfaff: Come What May” features large mixed media sculpture and two-dimensional works. Considered a pioneer of installation art in the 1970s, Pfaff is known for her site-specific installations that
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Historic Artwork On Display at Wyoming State Capitol

This news comes from David Newell, curator of art at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne: A remarkable collection of oil paintings, created by Montana artist J.K. Ralston, is now on display at the Wyoming State Capitol. The 24 paintings in the collection document significant events in the life of Shoshone Chief Washakie. “From 1945
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